Articles Tagged with ''safety professionals''

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ASSE accepting Triangle Award nominations through April 1

The American Society for Safety Engineers (ASSE) has begun accepting nominations for the third annual Triangle Award for heroic dedication to the occupational safety and health profession. ASSE will accept nominations through April 1, 2015 and present the Triangle Award on May 6, 2015 in Washington, D.C. during its weeklong observance of North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH Week).


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Your father’s PPE company is so last century

It was clear from spending days on the exhibit floor of the National Safety Congress and Expo held in San Diego this past September that your father’s PPE company is so last century.


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Safety spending shows signs of rebounding

More than 14,000 safety professionals were expected to attend, with almost 1,000 exhibitors on the show floor, according to the NSC.


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Are you making these mistakes with your safety climate surveys?

In 1980, Dov Zohar addressed various implications of assessing safety climate through a 40-item questionnaire in order to improve safety-related outcomes. Zohar wrote one of the first scholarly works pertaining to safety climate and I was intrigued.


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Leadership – A matter of capacity, character and competence

Who knows how many thousands of books and articles have been written about leadership? In contrast, blog articles written on leadership typically have 500 or fewer words. So, here is a short version that deals with my interpretation of material taught at West Point and applied in a practical manner by many individuals (with editorial license here and there on my part).


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Seven keys to safety change efforts

A McKinsey survey confirms core capabilities
All of us, including myself, have been involved in safety change efforts during our careers and have experienced varying degrees of success and failures.


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Tackling taboo topics: “Pregnant worker” & “unborn child”

After a 30-year sleep, workplace safety is undergoing a great transformation. All workplaces and nearly all workplace hazards will be impacted.


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From 2014 NSC Congress & Expo:

The trouble with safety case studies

San Diego CA -- Why don’t more companies want to publicize their safety programs? On the floor of the National Safety Congress Expo, held here in San Diego, ISHN traded war stories about aborted safety program case studies with a senior marketing communications manager with one of the exhibitors.


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Are you up on the latest EHS trends?

Here is what ISHN noticed is “in” and “out” in terms of EHS trends based on education sessions and corridor talk at the ASSE Safety 2014 meeting in Orlando this past June.


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NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with Bob Veazie

We go beyond the minimum when we are personally committed
ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Bob Veazie, who presented a talk on “Commitment-Based Safety: Highest Performance Safety” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.


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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

12/2/14 2:00 pm EST

The Cause and Cure for Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a serious issue. This webinar will explore the types and sources of driver distraction, human factors that lead to distraction and the effect current laws have on the problem.

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2014 November

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

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